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5 Recommendations to the Pro-Life Movement

We're all in this together

Why would I want to improve the stance of the pro-life position? Because there’s actually a lot of common ground, and we’re missing the chance to work together. [Read more...]

God Creates Evil

unfalsifiable

The Ten Commandments is a short list, and it doesn’t cover all of God’s shenanigans. We’ll also compare God’s holy book against a much better source of morality. (And about God creating evil? That comes from the Bible.) [Read more...]

God Needs a 12-Step Program to Obey His 10 Commandments

Sand sculpture

If God gave Man the Ten Commandments, you’d think that he’d be the one who followed them the best. You’d be wrong. Perhaps God’s guiding principle is “do as I say, not as I do.” [Read more...]

Hoare’s Dictum

simplicity

A computer science pioneer makes a point about simplicity in software that also applies to apologetics arguments: some arguments succeed because they’re plainly correct, but others succeed only because they’re confusing. [Read more...]

“I Do Abortions Because I Am a Christian”

Christian abortion

I so often focus on Christians with whom I disagree that it’s nice to find one that I can support. Meet a Christian abortion doctor who sees his profession as a ministry. [Read more...]

George Washington Couldn’t Tell a Lie … But God Can

George Washington and the cherry tree (painting, 1939)

You’d think that only fallible humans would have a hard time telling the truth. Perhaps God is only human, because this is a tough one for him, too. [Read more...]

Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With (2 of 2)

INFINITY

Some casually apologists toss around the idea of infinity. If they understood some of the complexities, perhaps they wouldn’t be so comfortable. (Concluded) [Read more...]

Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With

Snowflake curve

Some casually apologists toss around the idea of infinity. If they understood some of the complexities, perhaps they wouldn’t be so comfortable. [Read more...]

Why the Gospel of Mark Is Likely NOT an Eyewitness Account

Martyrdom of Mark

How do we know that Mark wrote Mark? Why believe the claims that Mark documented eyewitness testimony–or that any of the gospels do? There is evidence, but it’s pretty flimsy. Here’s how apologists justify those claims. [Read more...]

Human Sacrifice in the Bible (2 of 2)

“Noah’s Offering” by Francesco Castiglione (17th century)

Don’t think the Bible gets saner as you move from the Old Testament to the New. Take a look at the logic behind the Bible’s most important human sacrifice. [Read more...]


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